Sentiment declined sharply last week, becoming negative in Asia ex-Japan, Japan and developed Europe, with the latter ending bearish for the first time since early April. We continue to see a divergence of sentiment between developed- and emerging-market investors, with the former remaining bearish and the latter increasingly bullish.
Sentiment remained negative in the US and developed Europe last week, and bearish in global developed markets. Hopes for further monetary and fiscal stimulus out of China managed to keep sentiment positive in Asia ex-Japan, global emerging markets and China, for the time being.
nvestor sentiment ended the week bearish in the US and in global developed markets. It declined to a more negative mood in developed Europe, but just short of a bear level. Sentiment continued to improve, meanwhile, in Asia ex-Japan, global emerging markets and China on the back of the latter’s economic stimulus plans.